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  • Drug Rehabilitation - No easy options  By : Ventura
    The addict has to be the person who decides to have treatment. If relatives put their loved one in a rehab center without the addict's cooperation he or she will go back to drugs within weeks of coming out. It is an expensive option, but really the only one. The money is going to be wasted though, unless the addict is a willing patient.
  • Alcohol - Is there a comparison with hard drugs?  By : Ventura
    Alcohol is addictive. You will find many people who will argue with this statement, but alcohol fits all the definitions of a harmful and addictive drug.
    Given the toxic nature of alcohol, if the substance was discovered today, it would never be licensed as a drug or food.
  • Detoxing For Addictions  By : Jack Smith
    Finding reliable drug detox instructions can be hard. When self-drug detoxification is attempted, there are a few things to keep in mind. Always seek professional help.
  • What is Alcoholism?  By : Jack Smith
    Alcoholism is an acute illness that involves excessive ingestion of ethyl alcohol, either in the form of alcoholic drinks or as an ingredient of other substances. It is usually progressive and gets more and more chronic over time.
  • Hydrocodone Addiction A Rising Crisis  By : Jack Smith
    Commonly prescribed for its effectiveness as an analgesic or pain reliever, addiction to hydrocodone is today being viewed as a mounting crisis. While addiction to illicit drugs, like cocaine, marijuana and heroin that claim national headlines ever so often, is widely talked about, we scarcely know about hydrocodone abuse and addiction.
  • Heroin Addiction - The Basics  By : Jack Smith
    Heroin is a highly addictive, illegal drug. It among the most abused and fastest acting of the opiates (opiates, also called narcotics, are a family of drugs which are used in the medical profession to relieve pain, but are also highly abused due to this very property).
  • Effects of Cocaine  By : Jack Smith
    Cocaine has enormously devastating side effects which can eventually be fatal. It acts extremely rapidly and its short term side effects can even be experienced by a person who has used it just once.
  • Coping With An Addiction  By : Jack Smith
    It is most important to stay motivated during the process of recovery. It helps to make a list of benefits, or advantages of quitting the addictive behavior. These should be benefits that are very valuable to you valuable enough to turn your back on the addiction. Setbacks will occur and should be viewed as opportunities to learn.

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